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Yes, That Water Tower Is Actually a Bar

Jan 09, 2019 - The New York Times

Water towers are beloved fixtures of the New York skyline, inspiring urban myths and song lyrics (see: Beastie Boys and Bruce Springsteen). Five years ago, an artist even built a clandestine bar inside a water tower in Chelsea. Now, a tourist-friendly and Instagram-ready version has been erected in Brooklyn, on the rooftop of the new Williamsburg Hotel.

The Water Tower, which opened in November, is built of steel and glass, rising some 175 feet. While the structure never held water, patron...